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Icon of the event Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight
Thu Sep 15, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Location: Richview

Meet Elizabeth Muir, author of "Canadian Women in the Sky: 100 years of flight" (http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM3341186&R=3341186 ). Ms. Muir will tell the story of how women in Canada first boarded pla...

Icon of the event Making Your Short Stories Sparkle and Sell
Wed Jun 29, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Do short stories come from real life, imagination, or both? How do you market short stories? For June's East End Writers' Group meeting join fiction authors Rosemary McCracken (shortlisted for the 2014 Derringer Award), Madel...

Icon of the event Meet Author Tim Falconer
Wed Jun 22, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Leaside

In his book Bad Singer, author and journalist Tim Falconer looks at the brain science behind tone-deafness and investigates whether it is possible to retrain our brains....

Icon of the event Davy the Punk: A Story of Bookies, Toronto the Good, the Mob and My Dad
Mon Jun 13, 2016 | 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

Meet Bob Bossin, author of Davy the Punk: A Story of Bookies, Toronto the Good, the Mob and My Dad. Davy the Punk tells of cops and gamblers, grifters and grafters, fathers and sons. Indie music pioneer Bob Bossin?s hunt for ...

Icon of the event Joseph Kertes
Thu Jun 09, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Location: Barbara Frum

The Eh List Author Series presents award winning author Joseph Kertes discussing his latest novel, The Afterlife of Stars. A beautifully crafted story that burns with intensity and humor, brothers Robert and Attila Beck grabb...

Icon of the event East York Historical Society
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm on recurring dates listed below
Location: S. Walter Stewart

Discussions on local history subjects about your neighbourhood.


Upcoming Dates:
Tue May 31
Icon of the event Across Canada by Story
Thu May 26, 2016 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: Richview

Canada is a country rich in stories, and few take as much joy as Douglas Gibson in discovering them. In "Across Canada by Story" (http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/detail.jsp?Entt=RDM3340936&R=3340936), Gibson brings togethe...

Icon of the event Anne and Nicholas Giardini
Tue May 24, 2016 | 7:00 pm - 8:15 pm
Location: Runnymede

The Runnymede Library presents journalist Anne Giardini and son, Nicholas, on Startle and Illuminate: Carol Shields on Writing. This essential work, drawn by Shield's daughter and grandson, Anne and Nicholas Giardini, from he...